Re: TERRORISM: Seriousness and potential strategies

From: Mark Walker (
Date: Sat Sep 15 2001 - 19:16:16 MDT

> It would seem to me that if these are combined properly, they allow you
> to create a "transparent society" in a foreign country. Certainly the
> U.S. manufacturing capacity for small self-flying airborne "spys"
> exceeds the ability of a nation like Afganistan to shoot these out
> of the sky (I mean really -- there are limits on how many bullets
> you can shoot into the sky). The net result would be to either precisely
> locate bin Laden, at which point the use of cruise missles becomes much
> more effective, or drive him underground permanently (effectively
> imprisoning him).
> Does anyone see any flaws with this type of approach?
Let's hope he doesn't think to use a mask and/or have his henchmen wear B. L
masks as decoys. But the idea has some merit for general intelligence

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